Turning the fruits of staghorn sumac into something edible is remarkably easy. In fact, it takes no effort at all—you can pluck the fuzzy little berries off the cluster and pop ‘em in your mouth to get a taste. It’s a lot of tart sweetness and acid, like a lemon.
“The whole idea behind Porchfest is about talking to your neighbor.”
“Our mission is to allow everyone to have a voice, and that diversity of voices is more important than ever and it’s not about dividing people… but about uniting a community around our mission.”
“I reached out to Jesse [Malin] and said, ‘Jonesy is toasting you a lot with this song and we are putting out a new version, and would you like to be a part of it?’ He wrote back immediately that he was in.”
“The [ABC] should not be regulating entertainment, they should be regulating alcohol and that’s the heart of it, but they also didn’t follow their own process and that’s really the shocking thing,” says Chuck Garrity, owner of Death of the Fox Brewing, in Clarksboro, who filed suit on Sept. 22.
“I have a bit of imposter syndrome, and I still don’t consider myself a singer in a band, which is insane because I have been doing this for 20 years. But I don’t. Part of that is what keeps making me write music.”
“These are two very hard styles to make, to control and to balance, but the results are just so impressive. It’s essentially the same ingredients that go into any beer, but they’re so different.”
The Australian indie artist come to the NJ area Sept 28 and 30.
“In this country we trust people to make up their own minds and I don’t want the state to dictate what I or my children can read because it offends some sensibilities of a few.” Banned Books Week is Sept. 18-24.
“We definitely wanted to keep the fun aspect because hardcore had gotten so hard at that point. It was a little too much machismo and violence, people flexing their muscles at shows, and that really wasn’t why any of us got into punk rock in the first place, you know?”
Hosted by Fred Armisen, the one-day show blocks away from the beach in Atlantic City also features Snail Mail, Rocket from the Crypt, Murder City Devils and more, with an opening night show featuring The Ergs on Friday.
“I think people read too much into it, and whether kids feel gay, straight, trans, whatever, maybe they learn to be an ally that day at Pride, and that this is a positive day and will learn to include everybody.”